Tita reminisces about her favorite spring rituals from childhood.
Tita talks about the luxuries of life from her perspective.
Tita recalls stories about the snow goddesses of Mauna Kea on the Big Island.
Tita goes on vacation to the East Coast.
In her column for July-August, Tita talks about cane burning in Maui.
Reflecting on Mother's Day, Tita shares a story about Hawaiian demigod Maui and his mother, goddess Hina.
Tita has some tricks up her sleeve for April Fools pranksters.
Inspired by her new short haircut, Tita shares Hawaiian, Filipino, Japanese and Chinese beliefs, customs and superstitions about haircuts.
Tita shares her memories of holiday time on the islands growing up. Mainland traditions can be busy, but island traditions can be funny and just as fun as a white Christmas.
Tita shares her memories of Halloween growing up on the islands and the family traditions of putting food on the family graves of past loved ones.
Tita shares her memories and choices for the best beaches on Maui and talks about the famous Waikiki Beach on Oahu where her family picks seaweed fresh off the beach and eats it.
Hungry on the run? Tita knows where to go to get the best Maui gas station grindz!
Ovah here. da ua (rain) bring da pua (flowahs), no mattah what da calendah say.
Why I t’ink pidgin is da bes’ language. When come to words, pidgin is way mo’ efficient dan regulah English. An’ yeah, pidgin is one real language. Da real name is Hawaiian Creole English.
The Pidgin speaking alter ego of Kathy Collins, Tita, shares her favorite Thanksgiving story inspired by a famous brothers Grimm fairy tale.
Pidgin-speaking Tita answers the question: Where does someone from Hawaii go on vacation? She shares all about getting off the rock and exploring.
This popular legend set in the forests of Kauai shares the story of Hawaiian fire goddess Pele and her sacred ohelo berries.
For Maui born Tita, Kathy Collins, this month brings three reasons to celebrate here in Hawaii, including May Day, Mothers Day and Boys Day.
Tita talks about her love of poi and the annual East Maui Taro Festival happening in Hana.
Tita welcomes in the Year of the Dragon with a tale of a Maui lizard goddess.
Tita recalls her childhood Christmas decorations and how long it usually takes to take down the tree every year.
Our local authority shares her fashion advice on what the well-dressed tita wears—and why.
Maui celebrity Tita says if the birthers had only gone to Obama's baby luau, there wouldn't be such a fuss about the president's birth certificate.
Tita talks about local cures for the common cold Hawaiian style.
Tita, the alter ego of radio personality Kathy Collins, takes on the Big Apple and decides its more like the Big Ambrosia.
Two attractive fern species in Hawai‘i share the name laua‘e. Both are beloved by lei makers and Hawaiian cultural practitioners.